Mothers in the Lebanese Army Given The Day off

Armed Forces Commander General Joseph Aoun has given all mothers in the military a day off to celebrate Mother's Day. This will be the first time in the army's history. Back in September 2017, a handful of women officially completed their Army training course for the first time in Lebanese history as well. The Lebanese Armed Forces first opened up to women in 1991, and even though there aren't any official figures, the Lebanese American…

Mother’s Day Ads [2018]

Here’s a nice round-up of this year’s Mother’s Day ads in Lebanon. A Happy Mother’s Day to all! Mazzat: Khoury Home: Kababji: Hallab: Fakhry: Le Vin Du Liban: Exotica: Don Symon: Crepaway: Cakes And Cookies: Barbar: Almaza: Alfa Telecom: AUBMC: Castania Nuts: BeitMisk:
Baladi

First Stroke Center in Lebanon Open at LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital

2 months ago
Lebanon’s first comprehensive stroke center was recently inaugurated at the LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital where the best possible care will be given to stroke victims or patients at risk of developing a stroke. Knowing that ...
Elections2018

“Know Your Candidate”: Election App to Turn You Into an Informed Voter

2 months ago
There’s a really cool app that was released last week ahead of the 2018 elections called “إعرف مرشحك- Elections 2018” whose aim is to help educate the Lebanese citizens about the candidates, the electoral process, ...
Elections2018

#Elections2018: Female Candidates on Lebanon’s Major Political Parties’ Lists

2 months ago
A record number of female candidates (111) have signed up for the upcoming 2018 elections, but it remains to be seen how many will succeed. Knowing that the new electoral law favors the ruling political ...
Critiques

Marcel Ghanem is Leaving LBCI after 27 Years

2 months ago
I never thought I would see Marcel Ghanem outside LBCI but the news was confirmed yesterday in a joint statement by Marcel Ghanem and LBCI’s CEO Sheikh Pierre Daher. Ghanem will be supposedly leaving to ...
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EBRD Injects Confidence in Lebanese Financial Sector with Acquisition of 2.51% of Bank Audi’s Total Common Shares

2 months ago
These days, most of the news surrounding Lebanon’s economy and financial sector are dire warnings for a Greece-like meltdown in Lebanon, the world’s third most indebted country. This is why the European Bank for Reconstruction ...
Lebanon

Lexyom: A Startup Solution For Your Legal Matters

2 months ago
Laws in Lebanon are fairly ambiguous, often outdated and most importantly, most Lebanese citizens have no clue about them. Beyond the basic broad lines we are taught in Civics class, such as the age when ...
Events

March is the Month of Francophonie, Here’s What’s Happening

2 months ago
March is the Month of the Francophonie in Lebanon and other French-speaking countries. The month full of events is organized with the Lebanese Ministry of Culture, in partnership with the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie ...
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Lebanese Mother of Four Gives Birth to Sextuplets

2 months ago
You know how they say that two children feel like ten? I wonder how having ten kids would feel like! A Lebanese mother of four got pregnant for the fifth time and is now a ...
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